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June 1, 2010 The Press , INSPECTOR WELLNESS Page 3 (Continued from Page l) the Laboratory, Diagnostic Imaging, Respiratory, Dietary, Nursing, and Physical Therapy Departments. A physician, physician assistant, paramedic and emergency medical technicians also participated in the project. The "detectives" were able to participate in hands-on medical procedures such as casting and splinting, blood pressure monitoring, x-rays, physical therapy exercises, chemical reactions, healthy meals and snacks, listening to heartbeats, and ride in an ambulance. Tours of First Care Health Center clinic and hospital were given to the "'detectives" and their teachers. "We were pleased with the success of the Inspector Wellness and the Case of the Many Medical Careers Project and would like to thank Eastern North Dakota AHEC for providing this grant to First Care Health Center," said project coordinator Ruth Jelinek. "We plan to continue this program again next year." Park River students - Front row - (L-R) Jordan Omlie, Ifedayo Omotunde, Steven Thompson, Gage Jelinek, Jameson Hahn, Jordan Linn, Jenna Zavalney, Anne Welch, Katelynn Halvorson, Halle Schwartz. Middle row- Casey Solseng, Alexis Holcomb, Tessa Peterka, Adam Johnson, Dylan Myrvik, Jackson Hankey, Elijah Hylden, Audrey Beck, Emily Frovarp. Back row - Jaymee Sangrait, Trent Carlson, Jaden Chalich, Andy Moe, Colby Rostvet, Cole Clemetson, Oscar Longoria, Dylan Kachena, Joey Mongeon, Hunter Pecka. Valley - Edinburg students - Front row - (L-R) Morgan Laxdal, Rachel Jonasson, Haley Ashpole, Tyler Hannesson, Halley Jackson, Shayla Rouland. Middle row - Mikayla Fingarson, Julie Reidhammer, Torstein Myrdal, Sayler JenSon, Christian Dubois, Adam Oberg, Amanda Reidhammer, Emily Swanson, Paige Anderson. Back row - Bryce Martinson, Austin Veer, Trenton Aune, Jacob Larson, Shawn Olson, Brock Olafson, Thomas Mitchell, Steven McCollum. FEET FIRST- Park River 5th grade student Dylan Myrvik's classmates watch as he goes through the CT Scan at First Care Health Center. Nick Holcomb, Park River 5th grade student, looks apprehensive as First Care Health Center Medical Technologist Lois Mathiason demonstrates a blood draw. No actual blood was drawn much to Nick's relief. Jordan Linn (L) listens to Dylan Kachena's (R) heartbeat during the First Care Health Center tour. Mums, Coneflowers, Lilies, Sedum, Sweet William, Russian Sage, Anise, Feverfew, Hyssop, Shasta Daisy, Hyacinth, Iris, Columbine, Lily of the Valley, are some of the perennial plants that will be available for sale at the Blooms in June Plant Sale & Seminar from 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. on June 9, 2010 at the Hockey Arena in Park River, ND. The annual Blooms in June Plant Sale, sponsored by the Park River Community Club, will be held on June 9, 2010 at the Hockey Arena from 4:30 p.m.- we would like to make this sale Rummage & Craft Sate are and seminar even better! being accepted. Call Damon Brad Brummond, NDSN Johnson (701-269-0874) if you Extension - Walsh County, will have something to donate. 7:00 p.m. Proceeds from the be giving a "Pickin' Patch'talk : Contact any of the following Blooms in June Plant Sale at6:90 p.m. on small gardel; sor co ittee* embers 'if you are support upkeep of plants on the c0I/ ainer gardening: Newfhis willing to donate or bike path, hanging baskets, and year is a "Gardener's Rumrdage gardenilig rummage and craft in the new mini-park downtown & Craft Sale" with gently used items or just want more Park River. gardening tools, implements, and information: Damon Johnson Last summer's sale was a fun decorations for sale along with (701-269-0874); Ruth Jelinek way for area gardening garden/flower themed crafts for (701-284-4589); or Joel Hylden enthusiasts to come together and sale. Donations to the Gardener's (701-331-9710) (Paid for by Pat Koehmstedt) Do you want your news noticed? Do you or your group have a sto ry to tel I ? We're here to help. Contact The Press: (701)284-6333 Your hometown paper in the heart of Walsh County. Leave Baby Animals Alone, Motorists Advised of Deer The North Dakota Game and to survive because they do not Fish Department emphasizes a possess learned survival skills, simple message to well- The only time a baby animal i!atcl tiorled .hurnluls_who want to , should be pickedup isjf a yo, tmg pick up and rescue what appear to songbird is found on a doorstep. If b6 orphaned baby animals- don't that is the case, the young bird : touch them. Whether it is a young should be moved nearby to fawn, duckling, cottontail rabbit or suitable habitat. a songbird, it is better to just leave Citizens should also steer clear them alone, of adult wildlife, such as deer or More often than not young moose that might wander into animals are not abandoned or urban areas. Crowding stresses deserted, and the mother isanimals, and this could lead to a probably watching nearby. Young potentially dangerous situation. wildlife are purposely placed into Also, motorists are reminded to seclusion by their mothers to watch for deer along roadways. protect them from predators. June is one of the peak months for Anytime a young wild animaldeer-vehicle accidents because has human contact its chance for young animals are dispersing from survival decreases significantly, their home ranges. With deer more It's illegal to take wild animals active during these months, the home, and captive animals later potential for car-deer collisions returned to the wild will struggle increases. 66Together, we'll develop a Retirement Gathering inhonorof S Director. Upper Valley Special Ed Join us (or cake and coffee as we wish her well and celebrate this speclal occasion. Brinc' the family- child core is )rovided! Thursday, June 3.2-4 p.m. hoice Financial Community Room 38 West 6th Street. (;ration What is 24 years old, has 47 or ability are invited to participate headquarters is now open at events and takes place over three in the Prairie Rose State Games. Kirkwood Mall in Bismarck. days in two cities with thousands There's truly something forHeadquarters' hours are: Monday of participants? everyone, be it a team or individual Friday, 10 am to 9 pm; Saturday The Prairie Rose State Games event. 10 am to 7 pm and Sunday, Noon (PRSG) are North Dakota's annual Prairie. Rose State Games to 6 pm. Folks can stop in to multi-sport festival patterned after registration is now open. Entry register, ask questions or find out the US Olympics. This year, the books are now available at park about volunteer opportunities. Games will be held in Bismarck- district offices across North Mark July 9-11 on your Mandan July 9-11, and will also Dakota. All PRSG details, calendar and join the fun and return in 2011, where they first registration information and excitement in Bismarck-Mandan began in 1987. deadlines can now be found online for the Prairie Rose State Games. One and all, any shape, size, age at www.prairierose.org. Please For more information or to note that the team sports volunteerfor the Games, call Mike registration deadline is June 28. Wald at 701-222-6455 or email Prairie Rose State Games mwald@bisparks.org. Walsh County Gun Club Youth Instructional League Runs 9, 1 16 & 20 $10 Fee *Hunter Safety nice to have, but not required *Must be 18 years of age or younger Call Ken Fischer @ For more Thursday, June loth-6; i River Hig h Schdol Gym Di r;5:O0=6:0Opm Chris Midgarden Arena Registration 5:15-6:15pm Park River High School Don't miss the$5oo Grand Prize Drawing after the Meeting! \ WV',/W.t h ilh k OOI8 r.CO f 'r~